Weekend Life: In case you missed Saturday

Weekend Life 15/09/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Carly Flynn for Saturday, 15th September.

This week in politics

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Winston Peters stirring a fuss, NZ First's influence, the Government payout for Derek Handley, and 1080 protesters at parliament - it's the week in politics with Newshub journalist Anna Bracewell-Worrall.

Build the person you want to be

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Resilience is certainly a buzz word right now and one that we’re trying to instill in our children and our grandchildren, but it’s not too late to work on your own resilience. David Arkles has walked the walk and joined Carly to talk the talk, sharing some of the strategies that have worked for him.

How to avoid travel insurance disasters

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Newshub Travel's Dan Lake shares some of the top tips for avoiding travel insurance disasters, his stay at the mi-pad hotel in Queenstown last week where you use an app to control everything, and Queenstown in spring.

Book picks of the week

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Here are Joan MacKenzie's top picks from Whitcoulls:

  • The Sunday Girl by Pip Drysdale.
  • Ed Sheeran: Memories we Made.
  • Fear: Trump in the White House.

US and entertainment news

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Based in New York City, entertainment reporter Nelson Aspen joins Carly Flynn with all the latest from the US including Cynthia Nixon's political movments, how Justin Bieber may already be married, plus the latest on Hurricane Florence.

Greek inspired food

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Taste of Auckland’s main line-up has been announced, with this year’s festival happening 1-4 November at Queen’s Wharf in Auckland. James Kenny is head chef at Gerome, who will feature at the event, and he joins Carly with a little taste of what to expect.

Girls who run

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Next weekend hundreds of men, women and children will hit the streets of Tauranga for the annual Tauranga International Marathon. For the first time the event has partenered with company Girls Who Run, founder and coach Maree Leith joins Carly to talk about how she built herself up from running power pole to power pole to running in the marathon.

Hairy habits: trends in personal grooming

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Hairy habits have changed in the last 10 years, for example men in 2018 are fully embracing body hair management. Nicky Shore from OFF and ON joins Carly to talk about how stigmas around body hair have changed and some of the options that are out there.

Listen to the interviews above.

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